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2008

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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2014 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

4.8

4.0

05/08/1999

12

1 n

VIC

E Central

086142

TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI)

65.0

63.0

17/08/1983

55

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

-5.1

-4.6

09/08/1994

17

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

-1.9

-1.6

10/08/2004

11

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009741

ALBANY AIRPORT

0.8

1.4

06/08/1966

44

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

-2.8

-2.5

13/08/2002

28

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017043

OODNADATTA AIRPORT

-0.3

-0.2

01/08/2003

59

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER

-0.6

-0.2

09/08/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

1.5

2.2

01/08/2003

11

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

6.5

6.7

28/08/2001

12

1 Y

NSW

C Tablelands S

063303

ORANGE AIRPORT AWS

2.4

2.7

09/08/1996

13

Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065034

WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW)

7.6

8.8

07/08/1974

41

1 Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065068

PARKES AIRPORT AWS

6.0

8.0

16/08/2000

11

7.0

14/07/2007

12

Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

8.6

9.0

16/08/2000

14

Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065103

FORBES AIRPORT AWS

8.1

8.1

16/08/2000

13

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073032

QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE

7.8

8.0

05/08/1995

40

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073054

WYALONG POST OFFICE

8.6

8.7

10/08/2008

44

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

6.0

7.8

10/08/2008

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073142

COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT

6.8

7.5

07/08/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:56EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 22.9 +2.9 13.2 +4.3 10.8 0.0 5.8 -- 596 (24.8) 44/00
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +1.8 8.0 0.0 5.3 0.0 4.2 9.0 631 (26.3) 48/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.2 0.8 -6.7 -0.7 0.0 1.0 6.7 216 ( 9.0) 26/15
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.6 5.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 31/11
MANDURAH 19.5 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.9 19.2 -1.2 17.4 0.0 6.4 10.1 359 (15.0) 46/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.4 -7.2 -2.0 -8.0 -4.6 0.0 5.8 9.8 332 (13.8) 43/09
WHYALLA AERO 13.7 -4.8 2.4 -3.5 -- 1.4 5.2 -- 336 (14.0) 22/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -2.9 4.4 -3.8 -- 22.03 5.0 9.3 216 ( 9.0) 37/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -1.9 4.1 -1.4 2.0 2.4 1.2 5.9 487 (20.3) 44/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.6 -6.7 8.7 -1.6 5.6 0.0 8.4 10.9 551 (23.0) 46/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -0.6 15.7 -1.7 14.2 0.0 5.8 10.1 416 (17.3) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 -0.4 11.5 -3.2 9.7 0.0 5.2 11.0 243 (10.1) 30/15
MACKAY M.O 20.5 -2.0 9.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 299 (12.5) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.3 -2.5 6.1 -4.5 3.2 0.0 3.8 -- 161 ( 6.7) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 19.5 -3.8 7.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 280 (11.7) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -4.5 6.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 18.8 -2.5 2.7 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 18.7 -3.1 3.2 -6.4 -- 0.0 3.2 10.4 295 (12.3) 43/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.1 -6.6 2.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 573 (23.9) 52/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 11.9 -6.0 1.1 -4.7 -4.5 0.0 2.6 -- 242 (10.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -1.9 5.2 -3.0 -2.5 0.0 2.8 10.7 296 (12.3) 46/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -3.4 4.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.5 -3.1 5.6 -1.2 3.1 0.0 5.2 10.3 631 (26.3) 57/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.3 -3.7 4.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 3.8 -7.2 -0.9 -3.0 -1.5 7.6 1.0 5.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 8.6 -8.9 -1.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -2.1 7.2 -0.9 0.4 1.2 3.6 10.7 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 15.2 -4.6 3.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 37/10
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -2.7 7.8 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 632 (26.3) 59/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.3 -3.7 -0.3 -1.3 -4.2 0.4 1.4 9.9 438 (18.3) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.1 -6.4 3.6 0.0 2.1 3.8 1.8 0.8 413 (17.2) 28/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 9.8 -5.2 3.6 -0.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 275 (11.5) 24/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.6 -3.6 1.4 -3.8 -0.2 2.6 2.4 8.5 420 (17.5) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -1.8 4.4 +0.5 -- 7.63 5.2 -- 460 (19.2) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.4 -2.9 2.8 +0.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 413 (17.2) 37/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -1.5 5.1 -1.6 5.0 11.4 0.2 -- 210 ( 8.8) 26/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -2.5 5.4 -0.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 619 (25.8) 43/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -2.2 0.1 -3.6 -- 17.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 39/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.3 -1.4 -1.7 -5.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 12.9 -0.6 1.5 -3.2 -1.7 0.2 0.6 9.1 203 ( 8.5) 34/15
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

32.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 29.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.9 : 27.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 24.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+3.8 : 21.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.7 : 23.8 MULLEWA Central West WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+4.8 : 14.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.3 : 13.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.2 : 22.7 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
+3.3 : 21.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
+3.2 : 18.2 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-10.2 : 6.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-9.4 : 7.6 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-9.1 : 7.9 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-8.9 : 2.4 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-8.9 : 8.6 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.6 : -2.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-9.0 : -0.2 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-8.4 : -2.8 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-8.3 : -2.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-8.0 : -2.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
65.0 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI) E Central VIC
51.0 GELLIBRAND RIVER FORESTRY W Coast VIC
43.8 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
41.4 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
41.0 INVERLOCH W Gippsland VIC

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
41.0 INVERLOCH
E Central
65.0 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI)
W Coast
51.0 GELLIBRAND RIVER FORESTRY
43.8 WYELANGTA
41.4 WEEAPROINAH

11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
10.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

3.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.3 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

1016 (42.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
876 (36.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
844 (35.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
836 (34.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
832 (34.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
828 (34.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
824 (34.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
822 (34.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
818 (34.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
814 (33.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
737 (30.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
694 (28.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
686 (28.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
673 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
660 (27.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
659 (27.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
659 (27.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
645 (26.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
640 (26.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
631 (26.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
631 (26.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
630 (26.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
626 (26.1) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
619 (25.8) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
605 (25.2) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
601 (25.0) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
91/18 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
83/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/01 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
72/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/00 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 70(200/ 63 ) at 00:53
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(260/ 63 ) at 21:12
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(260/ 63 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 91(250/ 80 ) at 18:45